It was not immediately clear where the group started their boat journey.
Officials say the passengers were enticed by traffickers to board the boat headed for Malaysia.
The Rohingya remain “at serious risk of genocide,” says presiding Judge Abdulqawi Yusuf.
Panel admits "war crimes"; activists term report as a "whitewash".
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi says the country will always be at China's side.
Bhasan Char is ready for habitation.
Ichiro Maruyama has been previously quoted as saying that potential trade sanctions on Myanmar would be “nonsense”.
Says the exodus of hundreds of thousands of Muslims was the unfortunate result of a battle with insurgents.
The leader acknowledges use of disproportionate force at times, says the conflict is “complex and not easy to fathom”.
Myanmar leader is expected to repeat denials, justify military "clearance operations" as counterterrorism measures.
Gambia's lawsuit accuses Myanmar of genocide — the most serious international crime — against Rohingya Muslim minority.
Nobel laureate is preparing to defend the country at the UN’s highest court on Dec 10.
Suu Kyi will personally lead a team to The Hague to "defend the national interest of Myanmar," her office says.
UN investigators and rights groups say Myanmar forces carried out mass rapes, killings and burning of Rohingya homes.
Rights groups warn the island might not be able to withstand violent storms during the annual monsoon season.
"There are three large camps. We’ll fence the three camps with barbed wires," says Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan.
At least 13 refugees have been killed in alleged gunfights between criminals and officers since a local leader’s murder.
"It will become a legal issue whether or not there is an element of culpability here," says fact-finding mission chair.
Myanmar is "denying wrongdoing, destroying evidence [and] refusing to conduct effective investigations", says UN report.
“We've seen Myanmar could not win Rohingya's trust in creating a conducive situation [in Rakhine] for their return.”
Formal education in Bangladesh is forbidden for refugees.
Bangladesh’s telecommunications regulatory body cites a security threat and illegal phone use as reasons for the ban.
Police blame the death of a ruling party official on Rohingya hitmen and have shot three refugees in the past week.
Thousands join in a popular song with the lyrics "the world does not listen to the woes of Rohingya".
The incident comes two days after a second failed attempt to repatriate the refugees.
Young Rohingyas, especially girls, are increasingly getting themselves enrolled in educational institutions.
UNITED NATIONS: Sexual violence committed by Myanmar troops against Rohingya women and girls in 2017 indicated the...
The United Nations says the crackdown in Myanmar’s northern state was carried out with “genocidal intent”.
The company closed 89 Facebook accounts, 107 pages, 15 groups and five Instagram accounts.
PM Imran calls attention to plight of millions of Kashmiris "living under brutal Indian occupation, abuse and violence".